Contractors Selected For Curb And Gutter Work; Backhoe Purchase Put On Hold For A Month
Mar05

Contractors Selected For Curb And Gutter Work; Backhoe Purchase Put On Hold For A Month

Contractors were selected for curb and gutter removal and replacement as part of the 2022 street improvement program, while a backhoe purchase was put on hold for a month by Sulphur Springs City Council. Also during the regular March council meeting earlier this week, action was taken to cancel the May 7 City Council election. Street Work Assistant City Manager/Community Development Director Tory Niewiadomski told the City Council the...

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Saputo Sewer Main Project Finishes Under Construction Budget
Dec28

Saputo Sewer Main Project Finishes Under Construction Budget

The City of Sulphur Springs has closed out the Saputo sewer main project, a project spanning several months but which finished under the construction budget. City officials will soon be submitting all of the documentation and paperwork for the project to the appropriate state authorities as stipulated for the Texas Community Development Block Grant Program funding. Map showing the Saputo Sewer Main project This $750,000 sewer project...

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Sulphur Springs Turns Page On New Chapter With Downtown West Planning
Jul20

Sulphur Springs Turns Page On New Chapter With Downtown West Planning

The City of Sulphur springs turned the page Monday on a new chapter in downtown development, with the start of planning for Downtown West, which Ian Lockwood of Toole Design Group calls “the next step in the evolution of downtown.” Downtown West is the area loosely bounded by Mulberry, Rogers/Magnolia and Van Sickle streets and the Kansas City Southern railroad tracks. Downtown West community planning meeting, July...

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Planning Meeting Set July 19, Charette Slated July 20-22  With Lockwood, TDG For Downtown West Planning
Jul13

Planning Meeting Set July 19, Charette Slated July 20-22 With Lockwood, TDG For Downtown West Planning

They’re back!  Ian Lockwood with Toole Design Group is returning to Sulphur Springs with his team of urban design professionals to conduct another planning charrette, only this time for Downtown West. Ian Lockwood during a previous community meeting Downtown West is the area loosely bounded by Mulberry, Rogers/Magnolia and Van Sickle streets and the Kansas City Southern railroad tracks. The...

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City Council Approves Rezoning Requests, Grant Application, Hears Project Updates
Jun03

City Council Approves Rezoning Requests, Grant Application, Hears Project Updates

Sulphur Springs City Council approved rezoning requests and a grant application for a new project this week. City Finance Director reports March sales tax numbers were up. Rezoning Requests The city council approved on second and final reading ordinances granting rezoning requests from Larry and Linda Evans and Chuck Sickles during the the regular council meeting on June 1, 2021. The Evans asked that their property at 1340 South...

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Meet Craig Toney, SSISD Bi-Lingual/ESL/Two-Way Dual Language Program Coordinator
Apr28

Meet Craig Toney, SSISD Bi-Lingual/ESL/Two-Way Dual Language Program Coordinator

Craig Toney During the KSST Good Morning Show on April 27, 2021, Craig Toney dropped in to share information about programs in place for K-3rd graders in the Sulphur Springs school district who need or want dual-language training in English and Spanish. The amazing Dual-Language program may be new to some in the community. According to Toney, learning about the Dual-Language Program is especially important for parents of young...

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Two Sulphur Springs Subdivisions Considerations Addressed By City Boards
Apr24

Two Sulphur Springs Subdivisions Considerations Addressed By City Boards

Variance revisions and final plat requests for two Sulphur Springs subdivisions received approval from city boards this week, moving each a step further in the development process. Jonathan Kennedy asked for a variance revision to subdivide land for a subdivision on Loop 301 and County Road 3503 from the Zoning Board of Adjustments and Pat Chase sought approval on a final plat request for a six lot subdivision at the corner of...

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Planning And Zoning Commission To Meet Virtually On April 20
Apr19

Planning And Zoning Commission To Meet Virtually On April 20

The City of Sulphur Springs Planning and Zoning Commission will meet virtually on April 20 to consider a final plat request for a six-lot subdivison and a couple of special use permits. Plat Request The Connally Corner Addition, a six-lot subdivision, is planned for property at Connally, Easy and Atkins Streets. The Planning and Zoning Commission will be asked to consider a final plat request for Connally Corner Addition, to create a...

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Planners Receive Rudy Bruner Award of Excellence For Downtown Revitalization
Oct08

Planners Receive Rudy Bruner Award of Excellence For Downtown Revitalization

City To Use $10,000 To Provide WiFi Downtown Rudy Bruner Award of Excellence Presentation Ceremony, Oct. 5, 2019, Celebration Plaza The city manger, designer, business alliance, veterans memorial committee, city officials and county judge were recognized over the weekend for their innovative work in revitalizing downtown, making it a thriving destination for tourists and community events. Earlier this year, the city was notified the...

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Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report For Sept. 3, 2019
Sep04

Sulphur Springs City Manager’s Report For Sept. 3, 2019

Presented by Sulphur Springs City Manager Marc Maxwell during the Sept. 3, 2019 City Council meeting. Progress on street construction work SUNSET STREET – The Capital Construction Division is back at work on Sunset Street. We have changed the profile of the lay-down curbs to a gentler transition. This is a grant funded project through the Community Development Block Grant program. CONNALLY STREET – The contractor, 5W Contracting, has...

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